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Jumabhoy Bursary

About the Bursary Established in 2016, the Jumabhoy Bursary seeks to provide financial assistance to needy full-time undergraduates at the Singapore Management University.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-time undergraduates enrolled in any degree programme
  • Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Gross monthly household per capita income not exceeding $1,900
  • Should demonstrate excellence in areas of student life and community involvement

Tenure and Benefits

  • The bursary, valued at $5,100, is tenable for one year of study.
  • The bursary will go towards funding the recipient’s annual tuition fee. 
  • The recipient may be in concurrent receipt of another bursary for cash allowance, subject to fulfilment of its eligibility criteria.


Not required

Tuition Grant Scheme

  • The recipient is required to take advantage of the Tuition Grant Scheme (TGS) provided by the Singapore Government for subsidised education.
  • Under the TGS, non-Singaporean recipients (including Singapore Permanent Residents) will be contractually obliged to work for Singapore-based companies for 3 years upon graduation.


Shortlisting of candidates for consideration will be from the list of applicants applying for SMU-administered bursaries in the year of award.


Centre for Student Financial Assistance
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance

About the Donor

The Jumabhoy Bursary is an endowed contribution made by The Rajabali Jumabhoy Foundation Ltd to provide financial assistance to full-time Singaporean undergraduates studying at the Singapore Management University.

The late Mr Rajabali Jumabhoy was a prominent Singaporean businessman and patriarch of the Jumabhoy family.  Established in 1992, The Rajabali Jumabhoy Foundation Ltd was set up with funds contributed by members of the Jumabhoy family.  Ameerali Jumabhoy is the current Chairman of the Foundation.


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Last updated on 20 Mar 2018.